Podcast

Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More

Want to work smarter, not harder? Here's how to do it. Join Stever Robbins, author of "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More", each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever. Are you buried in email? Stever will tell you how to dig your way out. Is technology holding you captive? Stever will help you evaluate your devices and only use the ones that actually help you get stuff done.

Episodes

  • 539 - How to Find and Fix Relationship Blind Spots

    Feb 18 2019

    What’s your greatest weakness? Knowing it can become a strength. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to find and address the blind spots that can sabotage your relationships. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-find-and-fix-relationship-blind-spots Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...more

  • 538 - Consolidate Your To-Do List With a Weekly Review

    Feb 11 2019

    If your task list is scattered over numerous pages and you’re bogged down with too many items, use a weekly review to consolidate. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to cull your task lists, project lists, and someday/maybe lists into one streamlined master plan. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/consolidate-your-to-do-list-with-a-weekly-review Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-...more

  • 537 - What to Do When Employees Aren't Performing

    Feb 04 2019

    Just because you have minions, doesn’t mean they’ll do your bidding. Get-It-Done Guy explains what to do when employees aren't performing. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/what-to-do-when-employees-arent-performing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 536 - How to Prepare for a Conference

    Jan 28 2019

    Get the most out of your next conference with a little advanced planning. Get-It-Done Guy explains and gives tips to make every opportunity work for you. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/how-to-prepare-for-a-conference Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 535 - How to Deal with Overwhelming Overload

    Jan 21 2019

    You can find and fix your sources of overload by using your calendar to track, allocate, and flex your time. Get-It-Done Guy Stever Robbins gives you the tools to get the most productivity out of every day. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-deal-with-overwhelming-overload Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitt...more

  • 534 - 3 Steps to Perfectly Organized Files

    Jan 14 2019

    When you need to organize your files, each paper you touch can become a complicated decision. The solution: don’t triage! Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 533 - How to Quit Facebook and Instagram

    Jan 07 2019

    Social media screws up your brain, gives you the illusion of connection, profiles you psychologically, and might be something worth no longer doing. If you decide to leave Facebook, here’s how to do it while retaining some of the good things. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-facebook-and-instagram Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://ww...more

  • 532 - How to Focus Better: A Guide in 6 Steps

    Dec 31 2018

    Focus is not one skill. It’s a whole set of skills. Master them all and you’ll be able to accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Unless you already focus, of course. In which case you’ll accomplish as much as you ever thought possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-focus-better-a-guide-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://ww...more

  • 487 - Forget Multitasking! How to Get Things Done with Parallelism

    Dec 24 2018

    Get more done by understanding which of your tasks depend on which others, and sequence them to take the least amount of time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/forget-multitasking-how-to-get-things-done-with-parallelism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 531 - 9 Ways URL Shorteners Make You Memorable

    Dec 17 2018

    URL shorteners can make long URLs easy to deal with. But they can be used for so much more: bookmarks, audible ads, and links that change their destination. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/software-apps/9-ways-url-shorteners-make-you-memorable Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • BONUS: Introducing Time To Parent

    Dec 13 2018

    Are you a parent? Then there’s a good chance you might be feeling disorganized. You’re in luck. Check out the new podcast, Time to Parent, from organizing expert Julie Morgenstern. Subscribe to the show here: https://us.macmillan.com/podcasts/podcast/time-to-parent/

  • 530 - A Guide to Escaping a Politically Feisty Holiday

    Dec 10 2018

    How to disagree politely is a lost art in the age of online divisiveness. In this episode, Stever shares some tips for disagreeing, having real conversation, and not ending up at each other's throats. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/friendships/a-guide-to-escaping-a-politically-feisty-holiday Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twit...more

  • 529 - 2 Easy Ways to Manage Multiple Email Accounts

    Dec 03 2018

    Create a single unified place—your email client, or a single inbox—where you can receive and respond to email from any of your email accounts. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/2-easy-ways-to-manage-multiple-email-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 528 - Shoot the Messenger: How Chat Apps Are Security Hellholes

    Nov 26 2018

    There are dozens of texting options available. Here are several options with different capabilities. Unfortunately, many of the apps (or their parent companies) can be used for terrible evil. Sadly, I'm not joking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/mobile/shoot-the-messenger-how-chat-apps-are-security-hellholes?page=3 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetI...more

  • 527 - 5 Powerful Tips for Productive Meetings

    Nov 19 2018

    Too much time is wasted on meetings that don't do anything. In this episode, Get-it-Done Guy shares five tips (and a bonus) to fix your meetings so they work for you! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/5-powerful-tips-for-productive-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 526 - Find real work/life balance by getting Back to Human

    Nov 12 2018

    Millennial leader Dan Schawbel shares tips for using technology wisely, using humanity wisely, and when to know the difference. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-balance-technology-and-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 525 - 3 Ways to Use Doorways as Learning Tools

    Nov 05 2018

    Stepping across a threshold is more than just walking. You can use doorways (yes, doorways) to help your brain learn better. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/3-ways-to-use-doorways-yes-doorways-as-learning-tools Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 524 - The Benefits of Routine (or Why Being Boring Has Its Upside)

    Oct 29 2018

    Don't let yourself be treated like a cog! Be boring for an old-fashioned personal touch. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/deals-coupons/the-benefits-of-routine-or-why-being-boring-has-its-upsides Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 523 - 4 (Science-Backed) Tips on Being More Lucky

    Oct 22 2018

    Richard Wiseman's book "The Luck Factor" gives four major principles about becoming more lucky. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/4-science-backed-tips-on-being-more-lucky Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 445 GID How to De-Addictify Your Technology

    Oct 15 2018

    Your devices are made to addict you. Literally. But you can reduce their addictive seductions. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mpFVmG

  • 522 - How to Start a Huge Project in 4 Simple Steps

    Oct 08 2018

    Doing something perfectly is great, except when it keeps you from starting. First, make a cheap plan, then a fast plan, then a perfect plan, and then merge your plans into something actionable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-start-a-huge-project-in-4-simple-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter:...more

  • 521 - To-Do List Essentials: How to Recruit Your Subconscious Mind

    Sep 30 2018

    Time management expert Mark Forster's Fast Final Version Plus will help you manage your task list to a tee. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/to-do-list-essentials-how-to-recruit-your-subconscious-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 520 - How to Overcome Decision Paralysis

    Sep 24 2018

    Too much choice can be paralyzing. In this episode, Stever shares techniques for making sure too much choice doesn't give too few results. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-decision-paralysis Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 519 - How to Document Big Projects (So You Can Repeat Them Easily)

    Sep 17 2018

    Policies and procedures can be easy to write. Just use a diary to know what happens when. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-document-big-projects-so-you-can-repeat-them-easily Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 518 - Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People

    Sep 10 2018

    Whether you're tracking progress through a sequence of steps, or progress through many disjointed steps, a kanban board may be just the tool you want. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/kanban-boards-how-to-keep-track-of-processes-and-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 404 GID How to Gently Tell Off Anyone Asking You to Work For Free

    Sep 03 2018

    In the working world, people work. Usually, it’s for money. But these days it seems like people have started asking for… free work? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NMSO6f

  • 517 - The Art of Monotasking vs. Multitasking

    Aug 27 2018

    Stop multitasking and use monotasking to give yourself a way to approach your work and life with mindfulness. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 516 - 7 Pro Tips for Managing Your Bursting Email Inbox

    Aug 20 2018

    Email is a top source of interruptions for most of us. A few simple tips can help you make it a tool you can use, rather than a burden you can bear. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/7-pro-tips-for-managing-your-bursting-email-inbox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 515 - Dream Job 101: How to Prepare for a Career Change

    Aug 13 2018

    When your life isn't giving you what you want, consider jumping to a new phase. Mike Lewis, author of When to Jump, shares tips on making that shift. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/dream-job-101-how-to-prepare-for-a-career-change Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

  • 514 - Make Your Business Better with the (Physical) Kanban Method

    Aug 06 2018

    Rather than forecasting when you'll need materials, design your business and life to be self-regulating. Use Kanban. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-your-business-better-with-the-physical-kanban-method Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy